Brig. Gen. Stephen Danner, Adjutant General for the Missouri National Guard, shows Gov. Nixon the Guard's Aviation Classification Repair Activity Depot (AVCRAD) in Springfield. The 83,000 square-foot facility, which provides aviation maintenance support for a 14-state region, performs field-level, aviation intermediate maintenance and limited depot-level maintenance which directly contribute to Army and Army National Guard readiness.
The AVCRAD currently has test equipment and tooling to repair numerous critical aviation and ground support items. Maintenance includes depot-level rotary-wing repair programs, the Global War on Terrorism and Homeland Defense, and the National Maintenance Program.download